JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa welcomes the Swiss born Italian chef, Silvano Amolini to reign as the Executive Chef of one of JW’s flagship resorts.

Mr. Amolini develops his extensive experiences, amazing talents and visions grows from his passion and love for food. He first realized his interest in food back when he was in his early teens training and working with his father, now a retired chef. Intensive practices at such young age prepped him for a career in hospitality industry, which begun with his apprentice years at some of the most globally renowned hotels and resorts in Switzerland and Italy, following by his position as the executive chef and consultant in world-class hotels and resorts in countries around the world.

His experience in leading and working with multicultural team has grown over the years of working at places such as Amanpuri Phuket, Intercontinental Mexico City, The Sherwood Taipei, The Lodge at Vail Colorado, Vigilius mountain resort Meran Italy, Amari Boulevard & City Lodges in Bangkok and Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, including the Souvretta House in Saint Moritz, Hotel Splendido in Portofino, Gallia palace in Punta Ala, Tuscany and Villa arceno Siena Tuscany.

His 35 years of professional experiences combined with his love and passion for food have strengthened Mr. Amolini’s ability to design, manage and deliver top quality food preparation and hotel catering system with the highest standard of world-class service. Not only that, the vision he has for food has led Mr. Amolini to embrace the use of local produce, as he keenly works with and supports the local farmers, offering him the best access to the finest local ingredients. In addition to cooking, Mr. Amolini believes in the engagement in and contribution to the development of local community and people as he continues to share his knowledge and experiences with young and aspiring Thai professionals to help them improve their budding talents.

As for his own career objective as the executive chef of Here at JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa where he will be leading kitchen staffs, Mr. Amolini strives to fulfill the demands and expectations of the guests through food that answers to varying dietary preferences alongside memorable and impressive dining experiences.